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Introductory Remarks to the International Symposium on the Physiopathology of the States of Consciousness

  • L. Perria
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Abstract

The subject you are going to discuss is undoubtedly one of the most difficult and fascinating which confront the neurological sciences. Experimentation and pathology have brought forth effective and relevant contributions. Ste Marguerite (1953) and Brussels (1957) are to be considered two of the main stages in the evolution of the scientific thought on the states of consciousness. Nevertheless, there are still perplexities and zones of shadow on the wide problem of the neural mechanism underlying consciousness, both in the field of the research and in that of clinical pathology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Perria
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  1. 1.Clinica Neurochirurgicadell’Università di GenovaItalia

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